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1978 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
skelator writes:
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Awesome Car — It is so easy to just cruise or swap a few parts and hit the track. Always turns heads and get thumbs up everywhere I go. Hope to pass it on to my daughter someday. Bug only when I out grow the fun lol.

Pros: Handles great and comfy to drive

Cons: No cons

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1978 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
James writes:
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150000 — its a built car not stock. have a 454 thats being built to around 900 horsepower. amazing brakes great handeling not cost affective and have alot more in it then its worth but still awesome.cant wait for it to be done

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: looks and power

Cons: cost

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1978 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
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Rarest Montecarlo — 343hp, 4 speed saginaw transmission, t-tops, all powe kit, 0-60 in 5.7 seconds, the best thing of this car it's the aceleration, amazing driving and it's funny to smoke jerks on the road, the oly bad thing it's the fuel costs LOL

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: nice performance in the most rare montecarlo

Cons: nothing

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1978 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
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1978 Chevrolet Monte Carlo — My 78 monte carlo was a z34 model. It came with an aluminum trunk lid. To find a car form the 70's like that, ha good luck. Wish I still had her. It was definitaly one of my favorite cars to drive and to work on.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Fast, Fun

Cons: Dont have it anymore

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1978 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
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Great Classic — rebuilt 355 motor, 4 10 rear end, new gauges, new paint job, new gas tank, new suspension, alum. drive shaft, and rebuilt turbo 350 trans. its been pretty much over hauled and im looking forward to getting to drive it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: its a classic

Cons: alot of people dont understand old cars and just think its ugly

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1978 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
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Sweet Car And Everyone Watches U Goin Down The Street. — 305 TBI with a 700r4 tranny. out of a 91 caramo. Headers, Dual Exhaust, 2.73 Posi Trak I have gotten 24 mpg with it and 18 just beatin around. Dark blue interior with some Crush Velvet. Factory Bucket seats with a floor shift Currently preppin for a new paint job. Its goin to be a Dark Blue metallic. Parents are buyin me 16in torq thrust.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Looks Cool. Sounds Awesome and can do sweet burnouts and cookies.

Cons: Its not to radical.

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1978 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
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My 1978 Carlo - First Car — My first car. This is not a real pic of it, but mine looked much like this one. Mine was green however and needed some paint. I had the same wheels and rebuilt the car from the ground up, engine, tranny and suspension included (mechanically it was sound and hauled ass beating up on the poor good old Mustang GT 5.0 benchmarks of the day). It had the V8 with some upgrades so it was the same as an 85 Monte Carlo SS basically (but faster due to the upgrades).

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Lightweight, solid tank, good V8 power, great handling for a solid rear axle.

Cons: Interior had bucket front seats.

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1978 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
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Monte Carlo.... Go Get One!! — wouldnt trade my monte for anything in the world.. Performance is outstanding with my 327 running under the hood. PRICELESS!!! Had my car for over 5 years, put alot of work into it, i couldnt ask for anything better.. MC BABY!!

Pros: an absolute rush!!!

Cons: nothing i love every inch of it!

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1978 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
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78 Monte — the electrical is completely messed up, first car i built, so its not amazing amazing, it sounds pretty sweet, interior is nice, exterior has a few minor cosmetic problems, gas mileage is low, its wicked fun to drive, it accelerates moderately, has s.b. 327 motor with 202 corvette heads (largest you can have)

Pros: sounds sweet, has a great motor in it, S.B. 327

Cons: cosmetic and electrical problems

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